Elephants eat up to half a tonne of plant food a day. They have 24 teeth for grinding it. The teeth do not grow all at once, but in fours. As the first set wears down, a second set grows. At the age of 45, an elephant grows its last teeth, each weighting 4kg (9 lb).

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